There is arguably no more crucial function within an organization than getting employees paid accurately and on time. As employers respond to the spread of the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), payroll professionals must ensure they are in compliance with payroll laws. This webinar on demand will explain the unprecedented federal and state government actions related to COVID-19 impacting the payroll department.
During this webinar, you will learn:
Webinar attendees will also have access to an 80 page handout, which includes:
- The details of payroll-related provisions in two major legislative acts – the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
- What the DOL’s temporary regulations implementing the emergency paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave provisions of the FFCRA and CARES Act require
- How employers may claim tax credits for providing emergency paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave under the FFCRA, and for retaining a certain percent of their employees on the payroll
- Other forms of relief for employers, including: a delay in the payment date for certain employment taxes, and forgivable ‘Paycheck Protection” loans
- Details of the new IRS Form 7200, Advance Payment of Employer Credits Due to COVID-19
- How the U.S. Department of Education is helping student loan borrowers, including a suspension of wage garnishments under the Higher Education Act.
- State and local changes to and guidance on paid sick/family leave, state disability insurance, predictive scheduling/reporting time, and unemployment insurance requirements
- State withholding and nexus issues created by employees' remote work arrangements
- In-depth analyses of the FFCRA and CARES Act requirements
- An overview of the DOL’s temporary regulations
- State payroll compliance developments related to COVID-19
- Charts outlining state and local paid sick leave requirements; state disability insurance and paid family leave programs; and state and local predictive scheduling, reporting time, and on-call pay requirements
Earn 1.5 Recertification Credit Hours (RCHs) or 0.15 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) when attending this webinar.